(Medical Standards for the Posts) Railway Recruitment Board : Junior Engineer

(Medical Standards for the Posts) Railway Recruitment Board : Junior Engineer

Candidates called for DV will have to pass requisite medical fitness test(s) conducted by the Railway Administration to ensure  that the candidates are medically fit to carry out the duties connected with the post(s) opted by them. Visual Acuity Standard  is one of the important criteria of medical fitness of Railway staff. The medical requirements against different Medical  Standards for different categories are outlined below: 

SL.NO MEDICAL STANDARD GENERAL FITNESS VISION STANDARDS
1. A-3 Physically fit in all respects Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 2D), Near Vision: Sn: 0.6,0.6 with or without glasses and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Mesopic vision
2. B-1 Physically fit in all respects Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D), Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision and Mesopic vision
3. B-2 Physically fit in all respects Distance Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D). Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and Must pass test for Binocular Vision.
4. V-1 Physically fit in all respects

Distance Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses. Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.

Note: The above Medical Standards are indicative and not exhaustive and apply to candidates in general. The candidates are advised to read Chapter 5 of India n Railway Medical Manual Vol.I which can be accessed at www.indianrailways.gov.in. Candidates who have undergone Lasik surgery or any other surgery procedure to correct refractory error are not eligible for the post having Medical Standards A3, B1 and B2.
Different Medical Standards shall apply to Ex-Servicemen as detailed in Para 534 of Indian Railway Medical Manual (IRMM) Volume I, which may be accessed at www.indianrailways.gov.in

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